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Forklift Solenoid Valves are magnetic devices that cause a heavy switch to close inside electrical assemblies (forklift starters) when a small amount of current passes through it. It also forces a small plunger outwards. By doing so, it forces the pinion gear with the teeth of the flywheel to set the crankshaft in motion, jump starting the engine’s internal combustion system.
The forklift solenoid valve is inside of the starter, which are both located behind the ignition key ring. This ring is usually on the side of the steering column, while some forklift models have this ring on the dashboard. To expose the valve, one must take off the panel or “skin” that keeps the starter from getting exposed. As soon as the starter is out, the valve needs to be taken out. Depending on the model of the forklift, there are various processes required to take the valve out.
Low or dead battery are common problems that can cause the solenoid to cease its function. The forklift solenoid cannot ignite the starter with low power. There is usually a loud clicking sound whenever the battery needs to be charged.
The valve body must be designed to be compatible with the fluid. Some of the popular materials that are used for constructing valves are stainless steel, plastic, brass and aluminum. It is also important that the seals should work as well with the fluid. Of the many materials used for constructing the valve, the most popular material is stainless steel, which comes in non-magnetic and magnetic options.
Forklift Solenoid Valve Photos
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